UWOFA negotiated this agreement with the employer in the spring to address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Board of Directors also confirmed the university`s new four-year contract with the Professional and Managerial Association (PMA). The interim agreement was approved on 14 November by the accession of the LDCs. LDC represents approximately 1,200 full-time workers working in management and career roles on campus. The four-year contract expired on October 31. UWOFA negotiates collective agreements, advises members on employment, deals with labour disputes and complaints, and promotes the professional interests of faculty members, university libraries and archivists. The agreement was ratified by 90% of UWOFA members in the vote from 22 to 23 November. Western`s Board of Governors has ratified a new four-year collective agreement with the Association of University Faculty (UWOFA), which represents approximately 1,564 faculty members, of whom 1,001 are full-time or part-time, 255 full-time and 308 part-time. « We are pleased to have ratified a new treaty with the uwOFA and I welcome the commitment and collegiality shown by negotiators for both sides during months of negotiations and discussions, » said Andrew Hrymak, Provost and Vice-President (Academic). « This agreement recognizes the crucial role our Western faculty played in research, leadership and learning, while reflecting the current academic environment in Ontario.
We look forward to building on this renewed commitment to excellence. The King`s University College Faculty Association (KUCFA) represents and protects the interests of all full-time academics at King`s University College. KUCFA is a certified union responsible for negotiating collective agreements with the university administration. Under the new agreement, UWOFA members will receive 1.5% in the first three years of the agreement and 1.75% in the remaining year. UWOFA`s last contract expired on June 30, 2018. Probation officers, librarians and archivists may, upon request, receive a one-year extension of their probation period. Members must submit a written renewal request to their Dean or Chief Librarian by December 31, 2020, which will be approved. Letter of understanding – Members of the Aboriginal Faculty Letter of Understanding – Administration and Use of Students Questionnaires on Courses and Teaching Taught for The 2020-21 Academic Year Courses.
The faculty contract for 2018-2022 is set for the 30th anniversary of the agreement. Changes to the annual performance evaluation processes in 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergency declaration in accordance with the Emgergency Management and Civil Protection Act Librarians – Archivares: July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2015. . Units with one or more Aboriginal fellows must review their EPA procedures and criteria for the current EPA cycle within three months (before 11 November 2020) to ensure compliance with the complementary language in clauses 5.1 and 5.2. . Letter of Intent – Changes in the use of alternative learning technologies in 2020-21 Following the COVID-19 pandemic following the ratification of the collective agreement, UWO and UWOFA have approved Memorandums of Understanding (UG) or Agreement Agreements (MOA) that can complement, modify or support the interpretation of certain sections of the agreement. These documents are now part of the collective agreement. The UNION and the administration closed the letter of intent on 2 July 2020. The joint working group set up to review Aboriginal faculty members recommended a review of the collective agreement, which is reflected in the language of the letter of understanding from aboriginal faculty members.